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Turn Your Apple Watch Into a Tiny Macintosh Computer While it Charges

Turning the Apple Watch on its side while it’s charging overnight puts it in Nightstand Mode so you can always see the time. But with Elgato’s amusing new W3 stand, instead of a tiny alarm clock, your Apple Watch becomes a miniature replica of the original Macintosh computer on your bedside table. Read More >>

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This Blast Shield for Grease Splatters Is the Greatest Thing to Ever Happen to Fried Bacon

The internet’s obsession with all things bacon shows no signs of slowing, but for some reason it’s happy to ignore the biggest downside to frying up that fat-filled treat: the layer of grease that ends up splattered all over your kitchen. At least someone has acknowledged the problem, and created a brilliantly simple solution. Read More >>

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Watch Silicone Get Happily Poured Over Lego Bricks

There’s really not too much to this, but if you need a break from the world or a little time-out on brain activity, just watch this totally silly video of silicone being poured over Lego bricks. Read More >>

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Squishy Glassware is Actually Made of Magical Crystal Clear Silicone

If you’re clumsy, or have kids, your kitchen cupboards are probably filled with ugly but necessary plastic drinkware. It doesn’t have to be that way, though, because it turns out someone has created crystal clear drinking glasses made from squishy, shatterproof silicone. Read More >>

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How Mask Makers Turn Silicone Into Glorious Guts and Gore

If you're looking for ideas on how to transform yourself into a disease-ridden horned demon this month, you'll want to head behind-the-scenes at Immortal Masks. The Hollywood-based company designs high-end creature masks for special effects teams in film. Or anyone who wants to seriously scare the shit out of trick-or-treaters. Read More >>

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Silicone Pads Make Everything Stick to Your Fridge, Not Just Magnets

We've probably all seen those silicone pads that promise to keep your smartphone or sunglasses from sliding off your dashboard while driving. But a company called Siconi has one you can adhere to your fridge—or any vertical surface—to hold everything from shopping lists to car keys. Read More >>

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How to Make Your Own Glowing Light Bulbs That Don’t Need Electricity

If remembering to keep an emergency flashlight charged is beyond your responsible capabilities, here's a great tutorial on how to make another backup light source that never needs power or batteries. Over on Korean-based Hobby Design there's a relatively simple steb-by-step guide on how to make these glowing silicone light bulbs that should provide enough light to help you find your way around during a power outage. Read More >>

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Silicone Storage Bags Will Make You Wish Every Meal Was Leftovers

Storage containers for leftovers and other foods are usually designed to be cheap and disposable. But it turns out there's a better way. Silicone once again makes our lives easier with these reusable, sealable storage bags that are safe to microwave, boil, or steam. Read More >>

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Roll-Up Bottle Is Big When You Need it, Small When You Don’t

The Bübi Bottle may look like a normal plastic water container, but it's actually made from firm, yet supple, silicone. This means you can roll it up when you're done to save space, but we wouldn't suggest reaching for it in a bar brawl. Read More >>

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The Swedes Show Us Why You Shouldn’t Go Mud Wrestling If You’re Silicone-Enhanced

Trust the Swedes to take big and busty to the limit. As part of a Swedish channel’s jungle-based reality TV show, Djungelns Drottning (Queen of the Jungle), one of 10 "beautiful big city girls" suffered a breast implant explosion. Apparently the mud wrestling challenge was too much for the mammary-maximiser. Read More >>